Heroines in absurd heels

Actresses wearing unreasonable shoes in action films is historically common

Bryce Dallas Howard (above, with Chris Pratt) runs in high-heeled shoes from dinosaurs in Jurassic World.
Bryce Dallas Howard (above, with Chris Pratt) runs in high-heeled shoes from dinosaurs in Jurassic World.PHOTO: UIP

WASHINGTON • Director Colin Trevorrow's 2015 reboot, Jurassic World, not only bagged a huge box-office haul, but also sparked discussion about one very controversial wardrobe choice - the high heels worn by Bryce Dallas Howard's character, Claire Dearing.

Wide shots show her clicking and clacking as she is chased by dinosaurs in a jungle.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 28, 2018, with the headline 'Heroines in absurd heels'. Subscribe